TN Dept of Health Plans To Share Children’s Private Information With Federal Government

In A Letter That Was Sent To All TN School Superintendents, TN Dept Of Health Commissioner Lisa Piercey And TN Dept Of Ed Commissioner Penny Schwinn Outlined The State’s Directive To Collaborate With The Federal Government To Collect And Share Data Concerning Contact Tracing Of Children Among Other Private Information.

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Anderson County Will Reinstate Mask Mandate If Schools Pass 2% Positivity Rate

In A Letter Issued To Parents, Teachers And Staff, The Director Of Anderson County Schools Stated That The District Will Reinstate A Mask Mandate For Students And Staff If A School Exceeds A 2% Positivity Rate.

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Tennessee Pastor Will Not Allow Masks In His Church

A TN Pastor, Greg Locke, Told Members Of His Church That Anyone Who Shows Up Wearing A Mask Will Not Be Allowed To Stay. He Has Been Against Masks Since Early In The Pandemic And Gave Out The Warning In Response To Many Cities And Counties Issuing New Mask Mandates.

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Biden Requiring Federal Government Workers To Show Proof Of Vaccination

Biden On Thursday Said His Administration Will Require All Federal Employees And Contractors To Show Proof Of Vaccination. Federal Workers Or Contractors Who Can’t Show A Proof Of Vaccination Will Be Required To Wear Masks, Practice Physical Distancing, And Be Subject To Twice-Weekly COVID-19 Tests Under The New Rules.

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Rhodes College Punishes Unvaccinated Students Financially

Rhodes Notified Students Via A Letter That They Will Be Charging $1500 To All Students Who Are Not Vaccinated. The College Claims The Fee Will Be Used To Cover The Expense Of Weekly Testing.

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Chattanooga Officially Reopening All Remaining City Facilities Shuttered During Pandemic

Chattanooga Mayor Tim Kelly Issued An Executive Order On Friday That Will Reopen All Remaining City Facilities That Were Shut Down During The Pandemic.

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At Least 7 States Amend Mask Requirements To Align With Updated CDC Guidance

At Least 7 States Amended Their Existing Mask Orders To Align With CDC Guidance And Exempt Fully Vaccinated Individuals From Most Indoor Mask Requirements, As Of May 14.

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Chattanooga Mayor Kelly Lifts COVID Restrictions For Softball Tournaments

On Friday, May 7th, Chattanooga Mayor Tim Kelly Again Updated The City’s COVID-19 Executive Orders, This Time Specifically To Lift Restrictions On Tournament Usage Of Softball Fields.

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Mayor Kelly Updates Chattanooga’s COVID Executive Order, Still Requires Masks In City Buildings

With The Expiration Of State And County Pandemic Restrictions, Mayor Tim Kelly Issued An Updated Executive Order On Friday To Modify The City’s Guidance On COVID-19 Precautions And Procedures.

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Counties Across Tennessee Choose To Extend or End Mask Mandates

On Friday, Governor Bill Lee Made An Update To His Original Mask Mandate Order, Allowing Local Authorities To Make The Decision To Enforce Wearing Them Or Not.

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